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Surging to the Front of the Cloud Race: The S3 API and Object Storage

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper discusses object storage, the S3 protocol, and contemporary cloud developments. The competition for supremacy in the public cloud computing marketplace is one of the most eagerly watched contests throughout the data landscape. With AWS, Google, and Azure all vying with one another to offer the most advantageous services for what’s only a broadening user base, there’s no scarcity of innovations as they attempt to outmatch one another for customer patronage and loyalty.

Four Reasons On-premises Object Storage is Right for Today’s Businesses

In this special guest feature, Marcel Hergaarden, senior manager for product marketing at Red Hat, explains why he believes on-premises object-based storage is the correct approach for organizations that want better control over their data and greater cost savings.